Marquette Wire

Racism

matt.nash@marquette.edu

September 4, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

The task force, composed of Milwaukee County Supervisors, will offer "a list of recommendations on how to mitigate segregation," said task force co-chairman Tim Johnson. The report will be issued to the Milwaukee County Board...

Task force issues summary of findings on gender

Katie Hinderer

September 2, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

Findings and recommendations were made into an Executive Summary by the task force. Three of the eight key findings are as follows: "Women may be less likely to receive administration appointments, particularly to department chair....

Harley homecoming

faiza.yunus@marquette.edu

September 2, 2003

Filed under News

They came on bikes and planes, from places as exotic as Japan and as mundane as Racine. Some came for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and others came for the parties. Then, on Saturday morning, the Harley-Davidson 100th...

Hog heaven

faiza.yunus@marquette.edu

September 2, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee, News

Harley lovers from around the world are turning their attention — and wheels — toward Milwaukee this week, and both museums are expecting heavy turnouts from people anxious to learn about the origins of the company that put...

Women’s Volleyball

nick.matkovich@marquette.edu

September 2, 2003

Filed under News, Sports

Though the Aggies came into the match with a national ranking, the number in front of their team did not have an affect on the Eagles. "We (the team) did not feel like we were going in to play 31 ranked Texas A&M...

Bill to protect babies’ rights after abortion

matt.nash@marquette.edu

September 2, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

The Wisconsin State Senate Judiciary, Corrections and Privacy Committee voted 4-1 Thursday to recommend a floor vote for the Born Alive Infant Protection Act. The bill's purpose is to "clarify that all babies born alive have...

Rail service to link cities

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

September 2, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

An SWRPC study advisory committee recently recommended extending the Chicago Metra rail after studying the costs and benefits of both a commuter rail and bus system, Yunker said. The study committee concluded that "implementing...

LeBlanc wins 2nd Fulbright award

andrew.johnson@marquette.edu

September 2, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

"It's really a mark of excellence internationally," Wake said. As part of his award, LeBlanc traveled to Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia to teach two graduate-level courses – Human Rights in International Relations and International...

Minor added to curriculum

Clair Shields

September 2, 2003

Filed under Higher Education, News

In addition to the many new things on campus this semester, the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences has added a new social welfare and justice minor to its curriculum. This new minor follows the recent establishment...

Shops brew up new location, vendor

Elizabeth Challice

September 2, 2003

Filed under News

The Brew Bayou is now serving coffee from Milwaukee-based Alterra Roasting, replacing Superior Coffee Co. of Bensenville, Ill. The changeover took place June 18, according to Cathy Heidke, Alumni Memorial Union su...

CommUNITY fosters diversity

Lisa Petersen

August 28, 2003

Filed under News, Social Justice

A group of about 60 freshmen students will be part of a new Marquette program intended to help students think critically about their cross-cultural interactions. The program, known as Marquette CommUNITY, has been implemented...

Mayoral race opens with 15 candidates

matt.nash@marquette.edu

August 28, 2003

Filed under Metro & Politics, News

Fifteen candidates are running for Milwaukee mayor in the 2004 election, according to papers filed with the Milwaukee elections commission. Of all the topics in debate, taxes and the decline of industry in Milwaukee appear...